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Harvest Market promotes local cheese through special signage, its website and sampling.

The benefits, and challenges, of sourcing local cheese

Distribution can be an issue, but consumers will eat up and pay for local cheese

The quality and availability of locally made cheeses has been increasing in recent years, coinciding with increased consumer demand for specialty and locally made product.

That might seem like foolproof recipe for supermarket success in the cheese department, but retailers say it’s not always that simple. Distribution is often a challenge for small producers, and it takes some extra effort on the part of retailers to highlight these local products in the cheese case and to educa

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